Mess-o-potamia (BBC Edition) -link-
"The violence is, indeed, disheartening,""There is certainly a stepped-up level of violence, and we are heading towards an election,"
"My feeling is that they all along have been trying to inflict enough damage so that we leave,"
The Mouth of Sauron:
"The president was making a point that he's made before, which is that terrorists try to exploit pictures and try to use the media as conduits for influencing public opinion in the United States,"What novel concepts.. They fight us so we will leave? (all this time I though it was because we left their toilet seats up.)
and that last bit, the Tony Snow bit... if you read that twice, it stands as the most cynical thing I have ever heard from the podium of the press secretary.